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/prəˈgreSHən/,
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progressions, plural;
  1. A movement or development toward a destination or a more advanced state, esp. gradually or in stages
    • - the normal progression from junior to senior status
    • - their mode of progression through the forest
  2. A succession; a series
    • - counting the twenty-four hours in a single progression from midnight
  3. A passage or movement from one note or chord to another
    • - a blues progression
  4. A predictive technique in which the daily movement of the planets, starting from the day of birth, represents a year in the subject's life


  1. a series with a definite pattern of advance
  2. progress: a movement forward; "he listened for the progress of the troops"
  3. progress: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  4. Progression is Markus Schulz's second Artist Album and was released in 2007. This Progressive Trance CD was released under exclusive license in USA and Canada to Ultra Records Inc. ...
  5. Progression, in mathematics, may refer to: *Arithmetic progression *Geometric progression
  6. Moving from one thing to another
  7. (progressions) The general term applied to any method of advancing the planets and house cusps of a natal horoscope to a particular time after birth.
  8. (Progressions) Refers to the various systems of astrological prediction based upon the "moving forward" of the planetary patterns shown in the birth chart. Progressions are shown by the movements of the planets and house cusps for a chosen number of days after the birth of a person. ...
  9. (Progressions) Aspects within a progressed chart. The calculation of a progressed chart is one day equals one year, starting on your date of birth. If you are 30 years old, your progressed chart is the 30th day after your birth. ...
  10. (Progressions) Forecasting technique that advances the natal planets forward in increments and interprets them as inner changes in the native. Several methods are used to calculate progressions, including solar arc, mean sun, time method, and Naibod in R.A. ...
  11. (Progressions) The longest and strongest cycles of influence at any given time. In Magi Astrology, the chart for Pure Progressions is calculated by advancing a natal chart one day for each year of time. ...
  12. The increase in value of a less expensive home resulting from more expensive homes being built around it.
  13. The process of increasing the intensity, duration, frequency, or amount of activity or exercise as the body adapts to a given activity pattern.
  14. Refers to the direction and speed with which the sperm are swimming.
  15. The intensity, frequency, and/or duration of each exercise session must be increased over a period of weeks and months to continue to show improvements.
  16. Increase in the size of a tumor or spread of cancer in the body.
  17. The growth and spread of the cancer, either by direct extension or metastases.
  18. the growth or advancement of cancer, indicating a worsening of the disease.
  19. movement through a pay scale, incremental system or pay band. Typically the speed of movement is now determined by performance.
  20. is added in v. 3: the bonds are first broken, then thrown off;
  21. a definite series of chords, forming a passage with some harmonic unity or dramatic meaning. One speaks of the progressions that crop up repeatedly in different tunes, and studies how to negotiate them. Chords in progressions are labelled with Roman numerals (I, II, etc. ...
  22. A student’s journey to achieving their potential through qualifications and other learning experiences that are studied together, in sequence and that accumulate into a meaningful whole. Good progression provides an individual with a set of skills and qualifications attractive to employers.
  23. A change in the status indicating continuing growth or regrowth of the cancer, either within the prostate (local) or systemic spread (metastatic).
  24. Term used to refer to the sequence of steps or notches on the master controller through which a locomotive is taken when increasing speed; regression is the term used for the sequence when slowing down. Also see auto-regression.
  25. a system whereby traffic signals are coordinated along a given corridor to provide for all green signals as a group of vehicles (known as a "platoon") makes its way through the corridor at a set speed.  Known colloquially as "signal synchronization".  See also interconnect.